What is a .NCGR File And How To Open It – Nintendo


Have you downloaded a file with .ncgr extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .ncgr file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .NCGR file?

The .NCGR file extension comes from Nintendo DS Title Graphics File. The creator of this file extension is Nintendo. The format of this game related file is binary.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .ncgr file on 1 platform.

How to open a .NCGR file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .NCGR file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .NCGR file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .ncgr file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Crystal Tile 2 software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use MKDS Course Modifier and Crystal Tile 2 software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .NCGR file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Crystal Tile 2 software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .NCGR file?

If you cannot open the .NCGR file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .NCGR file.ncl – NirSoft, .nclr – Nintendo, .nco – Nero, .ncor – Adobe Systems, .ncorx – Adobe Systems. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .NCGR file with the Crystal Tile 2, MKDS Course Modifier programs on Windows.